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Signed, sealed and delivered this Valentine’s Day

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  • New research by Royal Mail has revealed that when it comes to sharing the love this Valentine’s Day, the traditional methods of expressing love win out with more than two thirds (67%) planning on giving a card.
  • Almost one in ten (8%) admitted that they are going to send two with a further 4% posting three cards
  • Partners and spouses are the top recipients (92%), followed by children (4%) and secret crush (3%). Parents and secret lovers (2%) share the next spot on the list coming in just before pets (1%).
  • Of those interviewed, 6% admitted they will be sending themselves a card on 14th February.  25-34 year olds are most likely to pop a card in the post with their name on (11%).
  • Make yourself feel good (64%), ensure that you receive at least one card (26%) and make someone jealous (23%) are the main reasons for a self-sent Valentine’s Day card. Nearly a fifth (19%) confessed that they were going to send themselves a card to show their parents that they had a significant other while a further 6% were doing it to show their friends that they have a significant other.

New research by Royal Mail has revealed that when it comes to sharing the love this Valentine’s Day, the traditional methods of expressing love win out with more than two thirds (67%) planning on giving a card. This compares to just 5% who said they had previously sent an emoji instead of a Valentine’s Day card.

Contrary to popular belief, men are more likely to send a card (68%) than women (65%) with 45-54 year olds (69%) feeling the most love.

Read more at royalmailgroup.com

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